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Form-A-Feed’s mission is to serve the livestock production industry through innovative solutions, professional services and customer focus.


Our success has been built on the following core values which represent how we choose to do business:

First and foremost, Form-A-Feed values the entity of family. Founded by the Nelson Family, we continue to instill a "Family First" value in all we do - from our personal families to our Form-A-Feed family - including customers, dealers, Nelson Family Companies, co-workers and vendors.

We take pride in the fact that we treat every customer, every supplier and every employee fairly and professionally, as they wish to be treated. Our belief to respect each individual is key to the relationships we have formed, both today and those we make into our future.

We value ethical, fair, hardworking, educated and responsive behaviors that embody professionalism.

We value doing the right thing. Our employees are dependable, honest, trustworthy, genuine and consistent.

We value being flexible, creative, unique, and passionate about formulating new solutions that help feed the world.

We value the safety of our employees, customers, and products. We continuously work to do our part to ensure a safe and high quality food supply for current and future generations.

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Swine Feeding Projections – November 12, 2018

November 12, 2018

Swine Feeding Projections for November 12, 2018 Changes week over week: Open-market value of weaned pigs increased (+$3.00/head), while feeder pig values also jumped (+$3.00/head). Open-market weaned pig profitability of $3-4 per head are projected. Feeder pig profitability is projecting a loss of $2-$3 per head prior to switching to the June futures marketing’s.

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5 Areas of Focus to Maximize Peak Production

November 7, 2018

The lactation curve of milk production on some farms can be complicated. The question of how we get more production from cows comes up in many conversations between nutritionists and their producer customers. A “normal” lactation curve can be broken down to some simple basic principles. One of those basic principles is: The higher the […]

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Bridging the Fall Gap with Lic Tubs

October 30, 2018

In the fall, some farmers have the privilege to get in fields and harvest their crops while others must wait patiently until just the right time. As many people do when harvest season comes around, we get busy.  We put blinders on to anything that is not harvest related. We get focused on one thing, […]

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Testimonials

Cattle fill out very nicely before we market them. I’ve used Hydro-Lac for eight years. We feed one pound per head daily for two consecutive days before we market our cattle. After further discussion with my Form-A-Feed representative, I will consider using Hydro-Lac during times of heat stress too.

- Doug Loyson

Working with the Form-A-Feed team makes us feel like we are not on our own. The Form-A-Feed team is really good about getting out to our barns on a consistent basis. It’s helpful to have the team tell us what to expect based on what they are seeing in the industry. The service always continues […]

- Hokeness Grain & Livestock

We now pay more attention to our operation and are doing a much better job tracking our cattle. We appreciate the individualized attention to our operation that we receive from Form-A-Feed. They actually walk our cattle prior to making recommendations and take the time to discuss them with us. We are able to make necessary […]

- Gene & David McClellan

The whole Form-A-Feed team is always ready to help with anything we need. They are great people to work with.

- Jon Qual, Qual Dairy

I can see my calves swarm to the Stress Lic tubs when we put them in. Calves don’t lick ground or gates anymore, and they are healthier.

- Jeff Bremer

We appreciate the product flexibility and convenience offered with Form-A-Lic tubs. Knowing our cow herd receives a nutrient dense product with consistent intakes makes these tubs a great management tool.

- Polzin Embryo Center

We’re confident in what Form-A-Feed brings to our entire operation. We have trust in their Dairy Team, confidence in their ration balancing program, and can utilize the expertise they provide to our Risk Management Team. Form-A-Feed is a real asset to us!

- Landwehr Dairy

Intakes are improved after calving from what we were doing in our previous program. Fresh pen milk is up and Hydro-Lac is the only thing we are doing that is different.

- John Warren

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